Regarding the designer of the 1963 Kennedy Noble Servant medal, Wido Rinzema of Nijmegen, Netherlands writes:
Paul (Pol) Louis Carel Dom (Antwerp, 4 July 1885 - The Hague, 28 February 1978) was a versatile Belgian artist. In 1936 he acquired Dutch
Pol Dom was born as Paul Ludovicus Carolus Dom in Antwerp, where he went to study at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts after primary and secondary
education. Because of the more open art climate in the Netherlands, he settled in the Netherlands for some years in 1909 to settle permanently in The
Hague during the First World War. Around 1920 his address was Koninginnelaan 51 in Rijswijk.
Dom was a versatile artist. He practiced painting and was a graphic artist, political draftsman and portrait painter. His style can be
characterized as naturalistic
Thank you. Wido had written to ask about a gold version of the medal in his possession. I was unaware of one and asked for more
information. He kindly provided these images and weights. His bronze example weighs 24 grams, and the gold one 5 grams. -Editor
To read the earlier E-Sylum articles, see:
NUMISMATIC NUGGETS: JANUARY 22, 2017 : 1963 Kennedy Noble Servant Medal
NOTES FROM E-SYLUM READERS: JANUARY 29, 2017 : More on the 1963 Kennedy Noble Servant
Wayne Homren, Editor
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